The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank - 35 44
Permanent jobs citing Performance Improvement 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.52% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.04% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -8.94%
Performance Improvement
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 196 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.06% 74.52% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103 140 152
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Performance Improvement
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Chester region.

Performance Improvement Salary Trend in Chester

Performance Improvement
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft